Police: Bomb squad detonates suspicious package near RTA hub in Dayton

Police: Bomb squad detonates suspicious package near RTA hub in Dayton

Police and bomb squad units investigating near RTA hub in Dayton

The downtown RTA hub is back open after a suspicious package was located nearby and opened remotely, according to police.

The hub was closed and passengers were loading and unloading buses at the intersection of Main and Third streets while the bomb squad investigated and used a remote opening procedure on the package, which was discovered before 8:30 a.m.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A bomb squad has successfully detonated a suspicious package found near the RTA hub in Dayton.

Regional dispatch tells 2 NEWS that an officer found the suspicious package while walking through the RTA hub around 8:30 a.m. Monday on S. Jefferson Street. 

Bus services are still running but officials are asking people to board the buses at the intersection of N. Main Street and W. Third Street.

Jefferson Street is blocked between Second Street and Fourth Street, as is Third Street at St. Clair Street.

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